Books That Travel: A Report From the 2023 Nairobi International Book Fair

All photos courtesy of e-Kitabu. In 1993, I was a teenager, volunteering to work with street children in Kibera, the largest “slum” on the continent of Africa. I held babies, played hokey-pokey and Swahili versions of patty cake with grade-school kids, fielded requests for money by street children as we rode the matatus to downtown […] Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

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Books That Travel: A Report From the 2023 Nairobi International Book Fair

All photos courtesy of e-Kitabu. In 1993, I was a teenager, volunteering to work with street children in Kibera, the largest “slum” on the continent of Africa. I held babies, played hokey-pokey and Swahili versions of patty cake with grade-school kids, fielded requests for money by street... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Nairobi International Book Fair: Publishers’ Viewpoints

African publishers at Nairobi International Book Fair look at market challenges: the desire to produce fiction and local-language literature. The post Nairobi International Book Fair: Publishers’ Viewpoints appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2023-10-15 23:12:14 UTC ]
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Nairobi International Book Fair Introduces Rights Trading

The 24th edition of Kenya's Nairobi International Book Fair this year adds a 'Rights Café' for business meetings and networking. The post Nairobi International Book Fair Introduces Rights Trading appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2023-09-25 21:32:51 UTC ]
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Beijing International Book Fair Reports 2,500+ Exhibitors

In its first fully physical iteration since 2019, Beijing International Book Fair reports that it drew some 200,000 attendees in four days. The post Beijing International Book Fair Reports 2,500+ Exhibitors appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2023-06-21 12:25:27 UTC ]
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Abu Dhabi International Book Fair 2023 Drew 1,300+ Exhibitors

The recently concluded Abu Dhabi International Book Fair reports its 2023 numbers, as well as interest from exhibitors for 2024. The post Abu Dhabi International Book Fair 2023 Drew 1,300+ Exhibitors appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2023-06-08 15:18:39 UTC ]
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At London Book Fair: The International Booker Prize 2023 Shortlist

The International Booker Prize shortlist again this year is announced at London Book Fair. The post At London Book Fair: The International Booker Prize 2023 Shortlist appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2023-04-19 03:27:08 UTC ]
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London Book Fair: The 2023 International Excellence Awards

London Book Fair's International Excellence Awards, a smaller program this year, features winners from Turkey, the UK, and the USA. The post London Book Fair: The 2023 International Excellence Awards appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2023-04-11 04:17:55 UTC ]
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Seoul International Book Fair Names Sharjah Its 2023 Guest of Honor

Sharjah Book Authority adds another guest-of-honor turn to its lineup, at the Seoul International Book Fair in November 2023. The post Seoul International Book Fair Names Sharjah Its 2023 Guest of Honor appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2022-06-20 18:28:03 UTC ]
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Sharjah Reports 1.69 Million Attendees at 40th International Book Fair

The public-facing 40th Sharjah International Book Fair's 11-day run drew close to 1.7 million attendees and 1,632 exhibitors. The post Sharjah Reports 1.69 Million Attendees at 40th International Book Fair appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-11-16 11:39:14 UTC ]
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China’s Shanghai International Children’s Book Fair Reports 16,145 Trade Visitors

Organizers of the 2019 China Shanghai International Children's Book Fair say that 1,498 rights trade agreements were made during the fair. The post China’s Shanghai International Children’s Book Fair Reports 16,145 Trade Visitors appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-12-03 08:30:46 UTC ]
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Beijing International Book Fair Reports Gains in Rights Sales

The Beijing International Book Fair organizers cite robust rights sales at this year's fair, claiming that sales of Chinese translation rights sold abroad have increased. The post Beijing International Book Fair Reports Gains in Rights Sales appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-09-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book Fairs Will See An Increase In Censorship Attempts This Year: Book Censorship News, September 15, 2023

A right-wing book publisher has a solution to Scholastic Book Fairs: their own. That, plus this week's book censorship news. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2023-09-15 10:40:00 UTC ]
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Guadalajara International Book Fair To Present 620 Book Presentations

The 36th edition of the Guadalajara International Book Fair will showcase 70 children's performances and Guest of Honor Sharjah. The post Guadalajara International Book Fair To Present 620 Book Presentations appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2022-11-22 22:16:54 UTC ]
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Sheikh Mohamed Funds Book Buying at Abu Dhabi International Book Fair

Another unexpected boost for publishers, as Abu Dhabi's crown prince puts the equivalent of US$1.6 million into play for book purchases. The post Sheikh Mohamed Funds Book Buying at Abu Dhabi International Book Fair appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-05-24 18:01:11 UTC ]
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Beijing International Book Fair To Emphasize Children’s Books Again

Featuring a parallel children's division for a second year, the Beijing International Book Fair again expects some 2,500 exhibitors and 300,000 visitors. The post Beijing International Book Fair To Emphasize Children’s Books Again appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-06-28 05:30:44 UTC ]
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London Book Fair: Publishers, Book Aid International Champion Rebuilding Iraqi Library

Since the destruction of the University of Mosul's library, momentum is building for Book Aid International's efforts to coordinate and enable publishers' contributions to rebuilding. The post London Book Fair: Publishers, Book Aid International Champion Rebuilding Iraqi Library appeared first... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-03-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Jerusalem International Book Fair Rebrands as Book Forum

The Jerusalem International Book Fair (JIBF) has rebranded as the Jerusalem International Book Forum, among other changes that herald a shift in the event, which will be held May 12-15 next year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-07-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Benedict Wells, plus Man Booker International prize and London book fair news – books podcast

On this week’s show, Claire and Sian return from wandering around the London book fair to chat about the big books snapped up at this year’s event. What will we be reading in 2019 and 2020? The shortlist for the 2018 Man Booker International prize for translated fiction was also announced, and... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Guadalajara International Book Fair To Focus on Children’s Books, Guest of Honor Madrid

At the Guadalajara Book Fair, the professional program focuses on children's books and the rights center looks strong with 130 tables booked. The post Guadalajara International Book Fair To Focus on Children’s Books, Guest of Honor Madrid appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-11-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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RIGHTS EDITION: International Books Headed to London Book Fair’s Rights Center

From Italy, Brazil, Iraq, Switzerland, Spain, Turkey, Germany, the UK, and more, agents and publishers are lining up their offers for #LBF17. The post RIGHTS EDITION: International Books Headed to London Book Fair’s Rights Center appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-02-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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